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Clara Lois Garnett Hall
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1868
Rochester
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1947
Newport News City
Virginia, USA

Her age as stated in the 1900, 1920 & 1930 census, and in her obituary, indicate that Clara was born in 1873. However, she appeared on the 1870 census as a 2 year old and on the 1880 census as a 12 year old - indicating she was born in 1868.

According to Clara, the family moved from Maine to New Hampshire in 1867; to Minnesota in 1869; to Louisiana?(see note below); to Lynchburg, VA between 1882-1893; and finally settled in Norfolk, VA in 1899. In 1939, she moved to Newport News, VA to live with her son, Roger.

Her father, Mariner W. Garnett, a Drayman (now known as truck driver), was killed in St Paul, MN in 1882.

Note: The mention of Louisiana is suspicious. She may have meant that they had lived in the section of MN that had, at one time, been part of the Louisiana Territory. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  David Nelson Hall (1871 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Raymond Nelson Hall (1904 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: In front of this wall are 6 graves. The stones are on spaces 3 & 4. Occupants are: Space 1. Clara Garnett Hall; 2. an Infant; 3. Richard B. Seay; 4. Willie Hall Seay Edwards; 5. David N. Hall; 6. Sally W. Phelps Hall.
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: SY
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73083788
Clara Lois <i>Garnett</i> Hall
Added by: SY
 
 
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